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The End of the Earth... and Loving it

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)


We also have a minimum 3 night stay to the property

This amazing and private property is nestled snuggly on the most Northern tip of Cape Breton Island. Relax on the deck with one of the books from the private library as you listen to the whales playing in the Atlantic, or travel the short distance to the wharf for fresh seafood and take in some of the local entertainment: you, too, will want to dance a jig to the fiddler's tune.

This well loved and immaculately kept home makes a perfect artist's retreat, or family get getaway, or impossibly romantic honeymoon: it has something for everyone. Roast marshmallows in the fire pit after a fantastic hike or share a glass of wine on the balcony off the master bedroom.

Owned by a local, fifth generation fisherman with his wife and daughters who want to share the joy (and maybe a moose or two) with you and your loved ones. Enjoy an authentic Cape Breton retreat now: the friendliest people, the most splendid panoramic view, and the harmony of nature are waiting for you.

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Darrell Williams
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Darrell Williams

We are Cape Bretoners, a fisherman and an English professor, who cherish our first home but presently live across the country with our two daughters.

Darrell Williams purchased this house in 2000

Why Darrell Williams chose Nova Scotia

We simply want to share our family home with those whom will also love it and allow people to experience a special area with rich heritage which is too often missed in trips around the Cabot Trail.

What makes this house unique

It is the only place one can fully relax, without distractions. It encompasses the best of everything: 129 acres of fields and mountains and ocean view. Its pristine, natural setting is a rare commodity and inevitably brings peace and enjoyment.


Victoria, Subd. A House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Fire Pit, Library


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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The End of the Earth... and Loving it
average rating of 4.810811 based on 37 reviews

Loved it

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this house for three nights in early July 2017. The house is comfortable, it has all amenities, the view from the balcony is stunning (as pictured) and the house is close to Meat Cove and other beautiful points. We had a nice time, just relaxing, walking and taking in Cape Breton. For a family of four, this is a lovely home in a good area.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful Setting with Magnificent Views

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time. While Capstick is a little off the beaten path, it does offer some additional peace and quiet. The decks on the house have magnificent views of the bay, and during lobster season you can see boats working along the coast. All the basics are provided for in the house, making it easy to bring your groceries along and settle in for a relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An absolutely wonderful vacation spot!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 4 nights at End of the Earth in late May/early June. It was MAGNIFICENT!! What a fantastic view! The accommodation was beautiful and met our needs in every way. The property is very private and scenic. We even had 2 moose on the front lawn one morning. Take lots of books as there isn't much entertainment in the area. However the hiking and the peacefulness are unbeatable. We loved it!!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome view. Private location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at end of the earth. You do need to have groceries on hand. Not much in way of restaurants close, but we didn't stay way up here to eat out. Be sure to visit Far North crafts on Cabot Trail in Cape North. We found the co-op to have everything we needed just not a huge chain store. The only drawback to the house for us was that we had to go downstairs to the bathroom. We Seniors have to get up in the middle of the night and you do have to be awake enough to maneuver stairs. The view and location were well worth this inconvenience.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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first days of lobster season visit

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at "The End of the Earth." We happened to visit on the first days of lobster season, so we got to see all the lobster boats out in the water every morning. Then when the fishermen came in, we bought lobster at the wharf! Such delicious fun. The house had everything you could want or need in a house. We cooked most of our meals at home, and enjoyed them on the porch. The howling winds at night were thrilling, and unlike anything I've ever heard anywhere else. There was a problem with the hot water when we arrived, but the owner got it fixed, and was on top of it already when we arrived--no small feat when considering that everyone was out on the water whenever they could be setting and emptying lobster traps! We visited Cape Breton Highlands National Park several times, and went on wonderful hikes-- obviously including the Skyline Trail. We also enjoyed the nearby towns quite a lot. If anything, I think we only wished our visit was longer so we could relax in this wonderful home for a few more days.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lie in bed and watch the sun rise over the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. The north of Cape Breton is wild and gorgeous. The house is built on a hill with views over the ocean and Cape St. Lawrence. Great spot for Celtic Colours.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
99 Kilometres
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Nearest Barpub
37 Kilometres
Coastal Waters, Ingonish
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
North Sydney
Nearest Golf
47 Kilometres
Cape Breton Highlands Links
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Cabot Trail
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Bay St. Lawrence Community Centre
Nearest Ski
51 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Capstick Beach
Car: necessary

Access to many private hiking trails directly from the property, whale watching, hiking tours, berry picking, bird watching


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

For stays less than 1 week we charge a $50 cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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